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Alex M. Sandhaus joins Optima Fund Management

Wednesday, January 04, 2012

Dixon Boardman, CEO and Founder of Optima
Opalesque Industry Update: Optima Fund Management LLC ("Optima") today announced that Alex M. Sandhaus has joined the firm as a Managing Director. Mr. Sandhaus joins the team and will be responsible for expanding the firm's global institutional and private wealth relationships across all distribution channels and will report directly to the CEO and Founder of Optima, Dixon Boardman. He will be based in the New York headquarter office.

"We could not be more excited that Alex has joined Optima as we continue to build the firm into a stronger, global institutional competitor," said Boardman. "Few have the proven track record, offshore and US domestic experience, impeccable reputation, and integrity that Alex brings, and we know our existing and new investors will benefit from his insights."

"Optima has all the critical ingredients required by global institutional investors and consultants investing in alternative asset managers," said Mr. Sandhaus. "It is a first class firm with outstanding risk management, a perfect balance between traditional and innovative proprietary technology, and a superior long-term track record. I am thrilled and honored to be working with Mr. Boardman and his team to accelerate Optima's evolution as one of the best full service global alternative asset investment advisors in the business."

Mr. Sandhaus has over 20 years of experience in financial products sales and marketing, having spent three years in Geneva, four years in London, and 13 years in New York. Mr. Sandhaus has worked as a Director of Deutsche Asset Management and Deutsche Bank Securities Inc. (New York), SVP of Lehman Brothers International (London), SVP of Salomon Smith Barney Inc. (New York), and Union Bancaire Privée (Geneva). He also holds an MBA from Université de Lausanne (Switzerland).

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